Liverpool, 1994

In July 1994, the Department of Physics at the University of Liverpool hosted an event entitled ‘Oliver Lodge: Radio 1894’. The event featured an exhibition of apparatus and a special event radio station set up by Liverpool and District Amateur Radio Society. We’re still building this page, so if you have any images or information about the event that we can share, then let us know.

Programme

  • Dave Edwards, ‘Oliver Lodge: A Victorian Polymath’
  • Peter Andrews, ‘Oliver Lodge and the Coherer’
  • Ken Parker, ‘The History of Lodge Cottrell’
  • Oliver Lodge, ‘On Oliver Lodge’
  • Peter Rowlands, ‘Radio Begins in 1894’
  • J. Pat Wilson, ‘The Technical Heritage of Oliver Lodge’
  • Nicholas Godlee, ‘Memories of my Grandfather’

The proceedings were recorded and we’re in the process of uploading the videos. Where available, they can be viewed below.

Dave Edwards, ‘Oliver Lodge: A Victorian Polymath’ (40 mins)

Peter Andrews, ‘Oliver Lodge and the Coherer’ (32 mins)

Peter Rowlands, ‘Radio Begins in 1894’ (59 mins).

J. Pat Wilson, ‘The Technical Heritage of Oliver Lodge’ (54 mins).

Shots of the exhibition, followed by archive footage of Sir Oliver Lodge speaking about the ether. (13 mins)

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